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January 15, 2013
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Better Breathers meet Thursday

The Better Breathers support group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. The next meeting will be this Thursday. Anyone with respiratory issues is welcome. The group meets in SNMH Building 4 in the conference room. For more information, call Betty at (530) 477-9059.

Newly-expanded Rideout Cancer Center

Rideout Cancer Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for its newly expanded facility. The $20 million expansion adds 16,261 square feet of new construction, making the entire facility more than 42,000 square feet and adding 11 additional transfusion bays, for a total of 25, six additional exam rooms for a total of 14, one new PET CT scanner, one new ultrasound, one new True Beam linear accelerator, a remodeled pharmacy, new reception and waiting lounge, and enhanced outdoor spaces.

The Rideout Cancer Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Cancer Program, provides cancer patients with the most up-to-date and effective cancer care in the Yuba-Sutter community. Opened in 1990 as a partnership with UC Davis Health System, it is the flagship of UCD’s growing Cancer Care Network. The Rideout Cancer Center integrates care management, Radiation Oncology, PET/CT Services, Medical Oncology (Chemotherapy), Hematology and Clinical Trials, with a team of highly-trained board certified physicians; oncology-certified nurses and certified radiation therapists. More information at:

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